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John Lyly Biography | Poet

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John Lyly (Lilly or Lylie) (c. 1553 or 1554 – November 1606) was an English writer, best known for his books Euphues,The Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and His England. Lyly's linguistic style, originating in his first books, is known as Euphuism.. English writer poet dramatist playwright and politician